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  • 10 June 2013

    Plans for Montserrat’s new port in Carr’s Bay have reached the critical 90% design stage. This week, representatives from the consulting firm Halcrow gave presentations to both government officials and other stakeholders on the developing plans for the port. In 2012, the government approved a new design concept for the town at Little Bay which […]

  • 28 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, began work on a $14.5 million jetty repair project at the entrance to the Brownsville Ship Channel with scheduled completion in 2014. Jetties, also known as stone breakwaters, minimize wave action along the shoreline and prevent sediment from filling the entrances to ship channels along the Texas […]

  • 10 May 2012

    Based on careful consideration of the implementation costs, regulatory requirements and other concerns expressed by the community, the navigation improvement project for the Maalaea Small Boat Harbor has been terminated by the project sponsors. The project involved investigation of harbor improvements to address navigational safety and surge-related problems in Maalaea Harbor. The U.S. Army Corps […]

  • 4 February 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is issuing a Sources Sought Announcement for a combined maintenance dredging project located in Norwalk and New Haven harbors, Connecticut. The project is planned to be issued on or about May 2013. The construction will occur in the winter of 2013-14 and is expected to take […]

  • 5 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    California Congresswoman Julia Brownley yesterday announced $14.8 million in federal funding for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers projects in Ventura County at Channel Islands Harbor, Ventura Harbor, and the Port of Hueneme, set to strengthen local infrastructure. “Ventura Harbor, Channel Islands Harbor, and the Port of Hueneme are essential drivers of our local economy, and […]

  • 22 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator David Vitter led 18 Senators in a bipartisan letter urging the Senate Appropriations Committee leadership to set the funding levels for harbor maintenance at the levels authorized in the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA). “We need to make investments where there will be the greatest impact – and that means ports […]

  • 31 March 2014

    U.S. Sens. Rob Portman and Sherrod Brown, along with Reps. Bob Gibbs, Dave Joyce, and Marcy Kaptur, urged the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to pursue all options necessary to ensure Lake Erie is appropriately dredged and maintained as soon as possible. The Great Lakes—especially Lake Erie—are vital to serving Ohio’s economic needs, but shipping […]

  • 27 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On Tuesday, 18 December, the ‘Green Shield’ project was launched in the Biesbosch nature reserve. The project will further the understanding of how forebanks with vegetation – such as willow trees – can break waves. It is known that vegetation can mitigate wave impact. There are models that have been validated in the Delft wave […]

  • 8 January 2013

    Prolec has recently supplied its Digmaster Pro system to the German Federal Waterways and Shipping Administration during an upgrade of its workboat fleet. The German inland waterway network stretches for around 7300 km. Larger rivers have been canalised, allowing large ships to navigate them. Not surprisingly then, the network is crucial for the German economy […]

  • 13 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Moffatt & Nichol, an infrastructure advisor specializing in the planning and design of facilities that shape the coastlines, harbors and rivers, has named a new Coasts, Water and the Environment Practice Leader and new supporting leadership roles. The firm elected Senior Coastal Engineer Jeffrey G. Shelden, PE, to serve as overall Practice Leader. Mr. Shelden […]

  • 21 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority Board yesterday received updates on multiple hurricane protection systems and projects that will protect people, property and habitat across the state coastal zone. “We made great advances in the decade following hurricanes Katrina and Rita, and now we are seeing an acceleration of bigger projects moving from the pages […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Representative Mike Kelly (R-PA), co-chairman of the Northeast-Midwest Congressional Coalition, delivered remarks on the floor of the House of Representatives recently in support of an amendment he introduced to H.R. 4923, the Energy and Water Appropriations Act, 2015. The amendment ensures that H.R. 4923 complies with a provision within the recently-enacted Water Resources Reform […]

  • 4 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The newly constructed Oluvil commercial port and fisheries harbour together with the ice manufacturing plant constructed in the Eastern Province with aid from Denmark was vested in the public by President Mahinda Rajapaksa Sunday afternoon. Sri Lankan Government in its plans to give momentum to its economic development under the five hub concept had decided […]

  • 28 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After the exceptional rainfall and storms of last winter, the Environment Agency has completed a record number of repairs to flood and coastal defenses across Devon and Cornwall and is urging communities to make sure they are ready if flooding happens this year. As well as repairing flood defenses, the Environment Agency has improved resilience […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Making “Mahinda Chinthana” development policy of the Present Government of His Excellency the President Mahinda Rajapaksa a reality, to build Sri Lanka the Regional Maritime Hub with the advantage of its unique geographical location, Sri Lanka Ports Authority led by its Chairman Dr.Priyath B.Wickrama under the instructions by Hon.Minister of Port and Highways (Project) – […]

  • 8 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Capt. Mohamed Al Shamisi, EVP, Ports’ Unit, ADPC has personally welcomed a delegation of leading European journalists at the Kizad Visitor Centre at Taweelah, part of the vast megaproject being built by ADPC, featuring Khalifa Port (inaugurated on 12/12/12) and Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad). The sixteen journalists also went on a site visit […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    A major £36 million coastal defence scheme from Clacton Pier to Holland Haven is to get underway this week. The first phase of works will begin with demolishing the existing concrete and timber groynes from the radar mast to Brighton Road at Holland-on-Sea and removing them in preparation for the construction works. Once the structures […]

  • 24 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The second edition of Sri Lanka Ports, Trade and Logistics Conference Exhibition and Awards would be held at the Hilton Hotel, Colombo, from May 1 to 3, 2013. Organised by Seatrade and hosted by the Sri Lanka Ports Authority, the three day event would include a two-day conference sessions, an exhibition, a gala dinner and […]

  • 1 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular videos from the past year.   VIDEO of the Vox Amalia Christening Ceremony On December 14, Her Majesty Queen Máxima of the Netherlands christened Van Oord’s latest addition to the fleet, the 18,000 cubic meters trailing suction hopper dredger Vox Amalia.   Royal IHC VIDEO: CSD Jarash in Dead […]

  • 12 September 2011

    A new £350,000 storage facility has opened at Peterhead, as part of Peterhead Port Authority’s ambitious plans for its Smith Quay development. The storage base, which covers 8,000 square metres, provides additional working space to support vessel activities at the port’s £35million deepwater berth, the Smith Quay. The Smith Embankment Project, which incorporates a 200 […]

  • 31 March 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, announces additions to its fiscal year 2014 program based on the recently approved Work Plan. This additional $17.8 million will be used in 2014 to repair breakwaters, dredge harbors and complete various projects throughout the Great Lakes. “We recognize that in this time of economic recovery we […]

  • 5 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has announced the Facts About Seabed Intervention study. Facts About is a series of concise, easy-to-read leaflets which give an effective overview of essential facts about specific dredging and maritime construction subjects. Each leaflet provides a kind of ‘management summary’ for stakeholders who need a quick understanding of […]

  • 6 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) announces the awarding of four construction contracts totaling $28.6 million for projects that will restore marshland, revive an ecosystem with fresh water and vegetative plantings, strengthen an existing levee system, and use rocks to stabilize a portion of coastal shoreline. The projects extend across Cameron, Lafourche and […]

  • 12 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Associated British Ports’ Port of Southampton is ready to handle the biggest ships in the world today and long into the future after a £40 million dredging project. Dredgers have completed a program of capital dredging to deepen and widen the approach channel linking international shipping lanes to the Port. The work ensures ships with […]

  • 3 September 2013

    Tonga will begin trialling coastal protection methods to arrest beach erosion and buy more time for communities living near the coast to adapt to climate change. The project in eastern Tongatapu, the main island of Tonga, will focus on six low-lying communities identified as vulnerable to the progressive effects of coastal erosion and sea level […]

  • 22 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Julia Brownley yesterday announced more than $12.3 million in new federal funding for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers projects in Ventura County at Channel Islands Harbor, Ventura Harbor, and the Port of Hueneme. “I have long fought alongside our local leaders for additional funds for Ventura County’s port and harbors, and I am pleased […]